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Maya Angelou Fast Facts - Erie News Now

Maya Angelou Fast Facts - Erie News Now
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February 1993 - Wins a Grammy for Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album for "On The Pulse Of Morning." March 1995 - Wins a Grammy for Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album for "Phenomenal Woman.February 2002 - Wins a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for "A Song Flung Up To Heaven." October 16, 1995 - Recites the poem "From a Black Woman to a Black Man" at the Million Man March in Washington, DC.

January 10, 2022 - The US Mint begins circulation of a new US quarter featuring Angelou, making the legendary poet and activist the first Black woman ever to appear on the coin.This is the basis for her first autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

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